The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the upholding of the victory of Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde by the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, describing it as victory for democracy, justice and the people of Oyo state, who gave him their mandate at the March 9 governorship election.
In a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said the jubilant atmosphere across the state over the verdict is a clear testimony that the judgment fulfilled the desires and expectations of the people of Oyo state.
The party said people of Oyo state are particularly overjoyed with the judgment because of Governor Makinde’s demonstrated capacity and commitment to deliver good governance in all sectors of life in the state.
The PDP in congratulating Governor Makinde and the people of Oyo state, also commended the governor for his zeal in repositioning the state and urged him not to relent in his vision to turn around the fortunes of the people.
The party also commended the members of the tribunal for their courage in delivering justice in spite of the shenanigans and manipulations of the All Progressives Congress (APC).